Tokyo, January 23, 2014 -- Ricoh has once again been rated as one of Global 100 most sustainable corporations in the world. Ricoh was presented with the news for the tenth year, during the World Economic Forum in Davos. The Global 100 is an extensive data-driven corporate sustainability assessment and inclusion is limited to a select group of the top 100 large-cap companies in the world. Ricoh's presence on the list for a decade affirms its success incorporating social, economic, ecological and cost benefits.
Kenichi Kanemaru, Corporate Executive Vice President says, "At Ricoh, commitment to sustainability has been established over many decades. Alongside our expertise in office imaging equipment, production print solutions, document management systems and IT services - our commitment to sustainable business is a core part of who we are. We are proud of our advanced focus upon reducing environmental impacts and costs for our clients, while assuring the integrity and confidentiality of their information and ensuring responsible business in each community where we operate."
Ricoh has set aggressive long term targets to reduce impacts by 87.5% by 2050 (compared to 2000 levels). In addition, its approach to lifecycle management considers all aspects of product and business activities. This, in turn, minimises resource use and maximises the reuse, recycle and reduction of raw materials.
The prestigious recognition adds to a list of prestigious accolades for Ricoh. Its approach has been recognised by some of the most credible rating in the world, for example, the Dow Jones Sustainability Index, The FTSE4GOOD index series and OEKOM Corporate ratings.
Ricoh is a global technology company specializing in office imaging equipment, production print solutions, document management systems and IT services. Headquartered in Tokyo, Ricoh Group operates in about 200 countries and regions. In the financial year ending March 2014, Ricoh Group had worldwide sales of 2,195 billion yen based on the IFRS accounting standard (approx. 21.3 billion USD).
The majority of the company's revenue comes from products, solutions and services that improve the interaction between people and information. Ricoh also produces award-winning digital cameras and specialized industrial products. It is known for the quality of its technology, the exceptional standard of its customer service and sustainability initiatives.
Under its corporate tagline, imagine. change. Ricoh helps companies transform the way they work and harness the collective imagination of their employees.
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